1753 Wylie Street. Looking south. Credit: Google

Permits Issued for a Multi-Family Structure at 1753 Wylie Street in Francisvillle, North Philadelphia

Demolition and construction permits have been filed at 1753 Wylie Street in Francisville, North Philadelphia. The permits call for tearing down a three-story prewar rowhouse at the south corner of Wylie Street and Perkiomen Street, and replacing it with a four-story, 45-foot-tall, five-unit multi-family building with bay windows and a roof deck. Morrissey Design LLC is the designer. Christine and Wendy Tucker are the listed owners.

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3151 Market Street via Brandywine Realty

Construction Anticipated at 3151 Market Street at Schuylkill Yards in University City, West Philadelphia

Construction preparation appears imminent at the 185-foot-tall, 14-story tower proposed at 3151 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia. The building will rise between Market Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard and include lab space for use by the nearby universities. Designed by SHoP Architects, a firm with projects all over the world, the exterior originally had yellow exterior cladding, but the latest plans show a green metallic exterior. The building is developed by Brandywine Realty Trust as part of the 14-acre Schuylkill Yards development, which plans to include a major cluster of towers, though for now only a small group of high-rises under 500 feet tall have been proposed.

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1201 West Girard Avenue. Credit: Landmark Architectural Design LLC

166-Unit Building Proposed for 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia

A four-story, 166-unit development has been proposed at 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia. Designed by Landmark Architectural Design LLC, the building will provide 46,071 square feet of interior space and rise around 50 feet high to the top of the parapet, and around 60 feet high to the top of the bulkhead. The project will reintroduce density to a centrally-located yet sparsely built-out neighborhood and will feature a traditionally inspired design that reflects the city’s storied legacy of prewar architecture.

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